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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Afghan Political History: Leaders Amir Amanullah Khan leadsAfghanistan to independence from the British and attemptsto modernize the country he believeshas fallen behindthe rest of the world.Soon after, he declares Afghanistan a monarchy and installshimself as the king. He thenlaunches a modernizationprogram and attempts to limitthe power of the National Council.However, he doesnot succeed and soon fleesthe country during an uprising. Mohammed Zahir Shah is Afghanistan's last kingwho leads the countryduring a relativelypeaceful four decades. He is ousted by a coup ledby his cousins. General MohammadDaoud Khan becomesPrime Minister of Afghanistan and looks to communistcountries for assistance.He also introduces a newconstitution that allows women more freedom. He is murderedin a communist coup. Nur Mohammad Taraki, the leader of the Afghan Communist Party, takes control of the countryand establishes the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. Although he declares Afghanistan free ofSoviet influence, he stillsigns a friendship treaty with Soviet Russia. In the 1970s, Taraki and his Deputy PrimeMinister, Amin, enter into a power struggle and Tarakiis killed during a confrontationwith Amin's supporters. By: Avery and Chelsea Babrak Karmal becomesPrime Minister after Aminand his supporters areexecuted by Soviet Russia after an invasion. Widespread opposition to Karmal and USSRspawns violent publicdemonstrations Dr. Mohammad Najibullah, a puppet leader brought into power by the Soviets, rules Afghanistan until he isis ousted by the Mujaheedenafter they succesffullystorm Kabul. Burhanuddin Rabbani, a professor, is chosenby the Mujaheedin to leadthe new country and thusis named the new president. However, the Taliban soonrises to power and publicly executes him. Hamid Karzai is sworn inas the interim presidentwith the support of the UnitedStates. Source: 1921~1926 1933~1973 1973~1978 1978~1979 1979~1988 1989~1992 1992~1997 2001~present
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